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found spray painted on the side of schools. ktvu was the one on scene this morning. ktvu's ann rubin is live with the link investigators are looking into. >> reporter: they are not ideal in their wording but they -- identical in their wording. students showed us the message targeting a teacher. >> i was shocked. so shocked. he is a nice seecher. he doesn't -- teacher, he doesn't deserve this. >> reporter: shorts shut down the -- authorities shut down the schools. they have stepped up security for the teacher who we are not naming for his safety. >> we have a couple deputies staying with the teacher to provide protection. >> reporter: it appears there may have been multiple threats. investigators say it started one in high school but investigators found one at the middle school too. all of the schools remained open today. authorities want answers. they are not disclosing how many threats were made but they are tracking down the people responsible. >> the crime has been committed committed and we are following up on leads. >> reporter: police plan to step up security at school tomorrow
francisco. ktvu's ann rubin is live there and when we talked at 5:00 p.m. they were still short on toys. how are things now? >> reporter: they are still about 10,000 toys short of where they want to be. but for the last minute shoppers this is a last minute toy drive. organizers say there is plenty of time to fill these barrels. the trouble, there has been fewer donations than usual. they received half the amount they had last year. they are still hoping to collect 15,000 toys but they will need more help. lefty o'doul's served as a collection point for the firefighters for the last 12 years. organizers want to make sure no child is forgotten. people can walk up, drive up or call and they will pick the toys up for free. >> i always believe in giving back. this is the time. we decided to give back. >> we decided to get a few things to help fill the barrels for the young kids. >> reporter: there is still time to donate. santa is out here, firefighters are out here and volunteers in front of lefty o'doul's collecting toys till 2:00 a.m. live in san francisco, ann rubin, ktvu channel 2 news
shot and killed bypolice this morning. ktvu's ann rubin is live where many questions remain surrounding today's shooting. his friends said he worked at a hair salon and they have many questions about how this happened. >> reporter: what began with a 911 call ended with gunfire. police say they responded here to the apartments and were met by an armed man. >> they were concerned. >> reporter: officers were forced to shoot. the man died at the scene. happened at 3:15 a.m. >> i was asleep. i heard 8-10 shots. quite a bit. >> saw 6-10 officers with a lot of gunfire and screaming. >> reporter: neighbors were terrified and took cover. >> we stayed inside and hit the ground and stayed down. we were scared. >> reporter: investigators say this was not a domestic dispute. friends of the man say he was a hair dresser who was hard working, kind and known to meditate. they are shocked. neighbors say they are shocked too. >> we are human being. we have to think first before we act because the consequence is this. >> reporter: the investigation could take several more days. the officers involved have
. ktvu's ann rubin joins us with what authorities found. >>> authorities found no bomb here at the school but there will be arrests when they find the people responsible for the threats. >>> investigators are calling it -- >> reporter: investigators are calling it a hoax and a crime. >> people are messing around and things like that you shouldn't joke around about. >> it is not funny. >> reporter: authorities shut down the high school and the elementary school next door and three bomb sniffing dogs made passes through and found nothing. police say it was too detailed a threat to ignore. >> it is specific in nature, the school, the teacher. with those two elements this is something we have to take seriously and have to act upon right away. >> the threat may have appeared in more than one location. investigators responded at linbrook hic but officials say they also -- high school but officials say they also had one at an elementary school. >> we are looking at several different possibilities. >> reporter: investigators have strong leads. still they plan on taking extra precautions when the
association proposal to put a armed guard at every school in the country. ktvu's ann rubin reports, some bay area schools are already doing that. >> reporter: an armed guard in every school, that is what the national rifle association will prevent future shooting tragedies. >> no data. >> reporter: for many schools this is reality. oakland, san francisco and san jose have armed police at schools and so does the contra costa county school district. >> i would say that it is a mixed feeling but the perception is -- >> reporter: the runs $5 million for 20 armed officers and 40 supervisors. it is money that could be spent on educational programs. >> we have taken this approach but it comes at a cost. state cost. when you talk about loss of supporting programs for music, arts. >> reporter: parents aren't sure it is a price they want to pay. the proposal is being met with mixed reviews. >> my suggestion is no guns for everybody. >> the guns aren't the issue. it is the people having the problems. >> people with guns around our kids is not helpful and sends the wrong ideas to the kids. >> reporter:
. ktvu's ann rubin reports, some bay area schools are already doing that. >> reporter: an armed guard in every school, that is what the national rifle association will prevent future shooting tragedies. >> no data. >> reporter: for many schools this is reality. oakland, san francisco and san jose have armed police at schools and so does the contra costa county school district. >> i would say that it is a mixed feeling but the perception is -- >> reporter: the runs $5 million for 20 armed officers and 40 supervisors. it is money that could be spent on educational programs. >> we have taken this approach but it comes at a cost. state cost. when you talk about loss of supporting programs for music, arts. >> reporter: parents aren't sure it is a price they want to pay. the proposal is being met with mixed reviews. >> my suggestion is no guns for everybody. >> the guns aren't the issue. it is the people having the problems. >> people with guns around our kids is not helpful and sends the wrong ideas to the kids. >> reporter: officials can't imagine how they would expand it to all 50 school
or could be the end of the world. ktvu's ann rubin is live in san francisco with how some are preparing and other are not. >> reporter: that's right. here they have a doom's day party planned for tonight. some people are celebrating, others are stock piling just in case. >> reporter: is it the end of civilization or the end of the mien cal-- mayan calendar. answering thousands of e-mails and calls and supplying video answers online. >> this is a big hoax. it will be a day just like any other. >> reporter: still stores have seen a spike in business from those buying survival gear. >> the conversation steers away end of day and more towards earthquakes. >> reporter: less of a big deal for these guests. it is an appropriate place to spend their last night. >> my rent is paid up so i am ready to go if it happens. >> bands, djs. if we are still here. >> those looking looking to celebrate. >> where do you want to be? at a party. >> reporter: the uptown is expecting between 3-400 people tonight. the party starts at 9:00 p.m. and goes till 1:30 a.m. provided the world hasn't ended. live in oakl
tradition wraps up. ktvu's ann rubin has been out as the toy drive at lefty o'doul's is close to meeting their goal. >> reporter: they have got songs over that way, santa over here and a steady stream of people dropping by to drop off toys and donations so organizers say it is not enough, they will need more people to pitch in if they want to meet their goal. >> one. two. three. >> reporter: today lefty o'doul's looks more like santa's work shop, toys, games, dolls, still the piles should be hire. this is half of what they had last year. >> we are running slow this year for the first time in 12 years. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> reporter: last year they collected 10,000 gifts for the troy program. this year they are hoping to reach 15,000. he wanted to pitch in. >> we decided to get a few things to fill it for the young kids. >> reporter: others are doing drive by donations and more having theirs picked up. >> i believe in giving back. we decided to give back. >> reporter: soon all of this will be picked up in fire trucks and police cars and distributed to the kids who n
. starting january 4th, california sales tax is going up. but as ktvu's ann rubin reports, it's not necessarily reporting increasing sales. >> reporter: ask anybody and they will tell you now is the time to buy. >> you have the better cars, better aggressive rates and you're saving on taxes as well. >> reporter: starting january 1st, sales taxes are going up. what does it mean for consumers? about an $86 difference on a big ticket item like a honda accord. >> it's not a huge thing. >> we did think a little bit about that but it didn't have a big bearing on it. >> reporter: shoppers say it pails in comparison to other concerns. >> it's the uncertainty, fiscal cliff and how things are going to pan out from these next few months moving forward. >> reporter: economic experts agree, in the past they say a looming sales tax hike would have inspired a shopping frenzy but not now. >> today i think it's the opposite. gee we're just in the midst of massive amounts of tax confusion i think this level of uncertainty is going to put some breaks on spending in general. >> i just think you s
to an apartment complex this morning. ktvu's ann rubin spoke with police and someone who knew the man killed and has more information. >> reporter: investigators wrapped up here a short time ago. they say it could take several days before they release details about how the shooting happened. >> reporter: residents awoke to a terrifying scene. >> i heard that sound like 8-10 shots. quite a bit. >> i saw about 6-10 officers all busing in the apartment -- busting in the apartments with gunfire and screaming. >> reporter: 3:15 a.m., police say they were responding to a panicked 911 call. when they arrived they were met by an armed man. they feared for their safety and fired their weapons. the man died at the scene. >> the residents of the apartment complex have no reason to feel unsafe. >> reporter: police haven't identified the man or explained his relationship to the 911 caller but friends say he was a hair dresser. he was hard working, kind and known to meditate. they are shocked. so too are neighbors. >> we are human beings we have to think first before we act because the consequence is this
guard should staff every school in the nation. ann rubin tells us what parents in the bay area think about. >> armed guard in every school. that is what the nra believes will help stop future shooting tragedies. those that study gun violence say they are not sure. >> there is no dataa on what the effect would be. >> reporter: for many schools this is already reality. oakland, san francisco, san jose unified have armed police at schools. so, does the west contra costa unified school district and members say it appears to make a difference. >> i would say it is a mixed feeling. but, the perception is in the community to have none. >> it is monthat he could be spent on educational programs. >> we have taken this approach t. it comes at a cost. it comes at a steep cost when you talk about loss of supporting proms for music, the arts. >> reporter: and parents are not sure it is a price they want to pay. so far the proposal to have armed guards everywhere is met with mixed reviews. >> my position is no guns for everybody. >> the guns are not the issue it is our people who are having the
not been released. >>> following the mass shooting in connecticut, ann rubin explains that they want faith communities to lead the charge to end gun violence. >> reporter: inside the 3rd baptist church in san francisco, what began as a prayer for peace quickly turned into a call for action. >> we just need more safety. >> church members say the connecticut shooting has drawn attention to a problem that they deal with daily. gun violence. >> it's happening right now and it's come on, it's time to stop all of this. >> reporter: and so after this sunday's service they found a townhall forum to answer questions and spark discussion. >> it's a moment for us to reflect about who we are, who we are to each other? that is our relationship to what is happening? . >> reporter: the guest of honor, absenter and activist danny glover and reverend jeremiah wright, formerly of the president obama's church. >> those who live with that reality daily and in light of what is happening in newtown, connecticut, don't you give up, because it's time for you to act refrigerate church leaders believe they can
banning americans from adopting from the country. ann rubin poke to the family that is hoping to get their little girl. >> reporter: they're holding on to their plane tickets and holding on hope even though the ban takes effect january first. in san francisco there's fear, that adoptions already in the works are in jeopardy. this woman asks that we not identify her. >> i love my daughter very much, i miss her. i want to be reunited with her. and i want to bring her home. >> there's a 3-year-old in a russian orphanage who already calls her mom. >> we agreed first thing this morning, let's keep going. because if she doesn't finish the training she can't go to russia. >> reporter: it may not matter, a new law signed today by putin bans all the options by american families. it's likely seen as retaliation for a law. there appears to be no exception for families still adopts but some are holding on to hope. >> i'm sitting here thinking, oh my gosh, i'm sure this might not happen. >> reporter: agencies across the country like adopt international and domestic services are trying to figure o
to a serious crash that sent three firefighters to the hospital. ktvu's ann rubin explains why they are begging drivers to slow down. >> reporter: it wasn't supposed to happen this way. but after firefighters arrived on this accident scene they ended up needing help. >> of the four, three were our employees. >> reporter: this after multiple accidents on highway 24. the first, a fender bender. the second a car swiping the fire truck. >> the third was a suv that lost control. clipped the back of a fire truck. over turned. hit three firefighters. and a civilian from a previous collision. >> reporter: the firefighters were standing on the shoulder interviewing a driver when it happened. they were rushed to the hospital in serious but stable condition. two of them will require surgery. the other victim is in critical condition. the driver of the suv was not hurt. first responders waited for news and were shaken. >> it is traumat took see one of -- traumat took see one of them get hurt. >> reporter: chp is investigating. while they are trying to piece together the details. they know one thing, the dr
. >>> apple and samsung went head to head again over some of its most prized patents. ktvu's ann rubin is live. >> reporter: the judge said she would prefer if both sides went back to the negotiating table but will rule if she has to. neither side is happy. samsung is fighting a judgment against them, apple says they should pay that and more. it stems from a trial over whether they copied apple technology. the jury sided with apple but the company believes it didn't go far enough and it should require some projects be taken off the market. samsung doesn't like the judgment either. they argue it should be revised that the jury used incorrect standards to determine the amount and they believe the foreman had a conflict of interest. experts have been following the case and believe it is far from over. >> once a party lose a jury verdict it is a very tough hill to climb. there is another bite of the apple, no pun intended. >> the judge will issue orders by installment and because she has a trial this month it may not happen till that is over. live in san jose, ann rubin, ktvu channel 2 news. >>>
's anne rubin is in san francisco outside of city hall. >> reporter: this was a thought that began on facebook. organizers wanted a way to channel their grief. now they're hoping that others will join them at the steps of city hall. the hopes are to remember the victims. organizers say there will be no speeches, just remembrance. we spoke to an interfaith minister who said he just wanted to do something. he said he doesn't know if he would get five people or 10 people or anyone in attendance but he's hoping people will show up here and spend some time with him tonight. live in san francisco outside of city hall, anne rubin. >> we'll be keeping an eye on that event in san francisco. right now we want to take you live to newtown connecticut where the services are under way. people are gathering in this small community 60 miles northeast of new york city. this is a town of only about 27,000 which is in a great deal of emotional pain right now. but you also understand that what is being felt in newtown connecticut is being felt across the country as people reflect on what happened in t
a decade even as dozens of parks went without safety. >>> as anne rubin tells us they discovered a sense of unity. >> reporter: there were songs and speeches but really this candlelight vigil was about sending a message of support from one elementary school to another. >> i felt sorry for the kids who died and the teachers. >> reporter: so the idea for the vigil was born. parents and students coming together to honor and raise money for the victims of sandy hook. >> i feel proud for supporting their families, for the kids and teachers that died. >> reporter: organizers say they were careful about the tone for the event. that with children present it shouldn't be about fear. >> we take notice of the people on the right and left of us whether we know them or not. we know that we're here for the same thing. >> it's very important for us to stand as one. for our nation, for our kids. >> reporter: and they did. dozens lined up braving the cold to show their support. parents say they hope it's this display of unity that their children remember. >> i want them to know why we're here, it's impor
in that special fund for more than a decade even as dozens of parks went without safety. >>> as anne rubin tells us they discovered a sense of unity. >> reporter: there were songs and speeches but really this candlelight vigil was about sending a message of support from one elementary school to another. >> i felt sorry for the kids who died and the teachers. >> reporter: so the idea for the vigil was born. parents and students coming together to honor and raise money for the victims of sandy hook. >> i feel proud for supporting their families, for the kids and teachers that died. >> reporter: organizers say they were careful about the tone for the event. that with children present it shouldn't be about fear. >> we take notice of the people on the right and left of us whether we know them or not. we know that we're here for the same thing. >> it's very important for us to stand as one. for our nation, for our kids. >> reporter: and they did. dozens lined up braving the cold to show their support. parents say they hope it's this display of unity that their children remember. >> i want them to know
adopting there. ann rubin is not giving up plans to make a russian girl her daughter. >> reporter: there's for that adoptions already in the works are in jeopardy. this woman ask that we not identify her. >> i love my daughter very much, i miss her. i want to be reunited with her. and i want to bring her home. >> reporter: there's a 3-year- old in a russian orphanage who already called her mom. she's mid-way through an adoption process, mid-way through a class that brought her here today. >> we agreed first thing this morning. let's keep going. because if she doesn't finish the training she can't go to russia. >> it may not matter. a new law today signed by vladimir putin bans all adoptions by american families. there appears to be no exceptions for families already adopting but some are holding out hope. >> she's trying to be very optimistic, she's saying no i'm sure it's going to happen. and i'm sitting here thinking, oh my gosh, i'm sure this might not happen. >> reporter: agencies across the country like adopt international and domestic services are trying to figure out how to procee
. russians president banned americans from adopting there. ann rubin is not giving up plans to make a russian girl her daughter. >> reporter: there's for that adoptions already in the works are in jeopardy. this woman ask that we not identify her. >> i love my daughter very much, i miss her. i want to be reunited with her. and i want to bring her home. >> reporter: there's a 3-year- old in a russian orphanage who already called her mom. she's mid-way through an adoption process, mid-way through a class that brought her here today. >> we agreed first thing this morning. let's keep going. because if she doesn't finish the training she can't go to russia. >> it may not matter. a new law today signed by vladimir putin bans all adoptions by american families. there appears to be no exceptions for families already adopting but some are holding out hope. >> she's trying to be very optimistic, she's saying no i'm sure it's going to happen. and i'm sitting here thinking, oh my gosh, i'm sure this might not happen. >> reporter: agencies across the country like adopt international and domestic services
face felony charges. in cupertino, anne rubin. >>> the campus of cal state fullerton returned to normal after a lock down there last nigh. police had ordered students remaim where they were while a the search for suspected robbers were under way. seven hours of room to room searching the suspects have not been found. >> it won't be the police department who are checking for these i.d.s or trying to verify. this will be a community initiative basis from youth uprising who we are partnering with to get this done. >>> this is for residents only. each person can turn in up to three guns worth $200 a piece. the second location is saint benedict's. the event takes place from 10:00 in the morning. >>> movers and shakers attended a fundraiser for one of the state's biggest political figures. burton will turn 80 years old in the next month. >> it's very important to the kids foster kids when they get out of the prom there's a 50% chance they could end up in the street or in prison homeless. >> burton's foundation provides financial aid and tools such as laptops for foster children in college. he
, anne rubin. >>> the campus of cal state fullerton returned to normal after a lock down there last nigh. police had ordered students remaim where they were while a the search for suspected robbers were under way. seven hours of room to room searching the suspects have not been found. >> it won't be the police department who are checking for these i.d.s or trying to verify. this will be a community initiative basis from youth uprising who we are partnering with to get this done. >>> this is for residents only. each person can turn in up to three guns worth $200 a piece. the second location is saint benedict's. the event takes place from 10:00 in the morning. >>> movers and shakers attended a fundraiser for one of the state's biggest political figures. burton will turn 80 years old in the next month. >> it's very important to the kids foster kids when they get out of the prom there's a 50% chance they could end up in the street or in prison homeless. >> burton's foundation provides financial aid and tools such as laptops for foster children in college. he started the foundation in 2004. >
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